Category Archives: Blog

19 Mar
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E-newsletter: Policy corner and other updates

Friends and neighbors, We have passed a few crucial deadlines of the 2021 Legislative Session, but we’re still churning through bills and the budgets up until Sine Die on April 24. I wanted to take this time to provide some ...

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04 Dec
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Applications are open for the Washington World Fellows program!

Applications are now open for Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib’s Washington World Fellows program — a global leadership and college-readiness fellowship aimed at fostering the next generation of leaders in Washington state! The program is designed to provide deserving 10th grade ...

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16 Aug
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Washington State Bank Model Resolution

Here is a model resolution for your organization to use as a draft to sign-on to or adopt in support of a state bank owned by and for the people of Washington state. WHEREAS, the taxpayers of Washington state have ...

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03 Jul
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State bank feasibility to be studied at state level

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 3, 2017 OLYMPIA – A proviso that was included in the state operating budget and was proposed by Sen. Bob Hasegawa, D-Seattle, funds an interim task force to look at creating a publicly-owned state bank, and ...

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15 Feb
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State Senate Members of Color Caucus mark 75th anniversary of Japanese internment

OLYMPIA – On Feb. 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, mandating the internment of all Americans of Japanese descent – more than 120,000. State lawmakers offered resolutions to mark the 75th Anniversary of the signing of ...

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06 Feb
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Feb. 9: Public Hearing for State Bank Bill

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09 Mar
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Small change to human trafficking law has significant impact

OLYMPIA – Protections for victims of human trafficking will be strengthened under a bill introduced by Sen. Bob Hasegawa, D-Seattle. The bill passed both chambers of the Legislature unanimously and was recently signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee. “This ...

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